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OpenStreetMap: Finding shape dimensions from a query

The problem is that OSM has many nodes and ways on the map, and many of them overlap. I don't know if there is any way to filter data with Nominativ, but you can filter data with Overpass. First step ...
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USA Road Network Data Set Options?

OpenStreetMap hosts an open source google maps like database from which you can download all the map elements, from which you can filter all the roads according to the type of road you want. The speed ...
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Shapefile or GeoJSON of all Caribbean Islands

The OSMData Land Polygons include all land areas in the world, which should mean it includes the data you are looking for. It's derived from natural:coastline rather than place:island, so it shouldn't ...
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What do dashed and solid brown lines mean in open street map?

You can check out the underlying data, which can help to understand what is what, and if you know the area, what may be mis-tagged. The "dashed brown line" is a grade3 track: Mostly solid. Even ...
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Where can I download cities' polygons in Wales and England

The definitive answer for any British administrative area is Ordnance Survey's Boundary Line product. From Euro constituencies to council wards, Boundary-Line™ maps every administrative boundary ...
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Seeking free basemaps for offline use in GIS?

If you want to go for Leaflet and offline (Raster) Tiles, you can checkout https://gitlab.com/IvanSanchez/Leaflet.TileLayer.MBTiles For non-commercial products you can get free map tiles from https://...
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Seeking Green space layer for California

Openstreetmap (OSM) is an excellent source of all kinds of vector data on human infrastructure, particularly in urban areas of the USA and Europe. You'll need to figure out which OSM tags for ...
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to which extend we can use the data of healthsite.io - can we use maps etc. too?

Great question! The data license is the same as the ODbL of OpenStreetMap. ## ODC Open Database License (ODbL) Preamble The Open Database License (ODbL) is a license agreement intended to allow ...
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Where would I be able to obtain or purchase GeoJSON data for Manhattan submarkets?

Try the open data portal for NYC. For example, the NYC borough boundaries GIS data.
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Where I can get the full list of San Francisco Bay Area Tech Companies?

Many Bay area companies are included in the SV map, despite its name. You can access the raw data as a json (archive) Data model looks as follows: { "marketValuation": 0, "title": "...
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Seeking list of residential buildings (API / DB) for USA

Why not use OSM Buildings data? Microsoft released US Building Footprints dataset but you are going to want to ensure accuracy. I've read/seen examples where it is not 100% accurate. OSM Buildings ...
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Polygons for Irish Counties

I think the issue may be that the political boundaries won't include water and lakes. Here are some options check out this long blog post and corresponding dataset download entire Ireland from ...
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USA Road Network Data Set Options?

The National Transportation Atlas Database provides a roadway network and data to accomplish this: NTAD Liner Notes Highway Performance Monitoring System - This includes data for speed limits (795 MB)...
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Japanese place/building names English translation database

Wikidata have some place name but those are only for notable locations Japanese government have a Gazetter of Japan which contain translation of ~4K place name in Japan http://www.gsi.go.jp/...
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Train Stations Open Source Point Data

I can only validate this method for Germany and by using QGis 2.14 but here my result: Download the OSM data of the country of your choice (I used Germany) and look for osm_transport.shp. Select ...
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Points of Interest for France, Spain, and Italy?

My way of approaching this would be to download the OpenStreetMap .pbf files directly from a source that regionally subsets the OSM data and then convert it to whatever format works best. A great ...
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Greek wander paths, trails

Wandermap.net has an option to "export to GPS" which I would expect to be give you a .gpx file. The OSM wander map you linked to is drawing its trails from https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org and its ...
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Where would I be able to obtain or purchase GeoJSON data for Manhattan submarkets?

If by “submarket” you just mean “neighborhood” then there are plenty of open sources For example: https://github.com/veltman/snd3/blob/master/data/nyc-neighborhoods.geo.json
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get info on all catholic churches in Europe

Have you seen this ? I google it and try to see if there's any and it came up... https://catholic-geo-hub-cgisc.hub.arcgis.com/pages/a-globalchurch
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gps coordinates of train routes

Both https://data-usdot.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/usdot::north-american-rail-network-lines and https://hifld-geoplatform.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/2a9677db741d4a78bd221586fe9a61f5_0/data appear ...
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OpenStreetMap power grid data for a given year

OpenStreetMap cannot tell you what the power grid was like at a particular time point. What it can tell you is what OpenStreetMap had mapped for the power grid at a particular time point. The two are ...
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How to find different nodes in proximity to each other in OSM?

Bus Stops and Schools are shown, however, factories for some reason are not. Are there any other useful methods I should look at to achieve my aim of finding the best places for vending machines? Is ...
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Where can I find free and accurate Parcel data for counties in the US

As Barry Carter explained, parcel data in the US is generally maintained at the county level. Unfortunately this means you usually have to download it from a separate source for each county. Here's a ...
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Where I can get the full list of San Francisco Bay Area Tech Companies?

Here is an open source list via Github with the information you are looking for. https://github.com/connor11528/companies-in-the-bay-area
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Free, Limitless GeoJSON APIs for nation shapes?

Although not an API, there are hosts of GeoJSON with quite a small size, for example, 251 KB: https://github.com/johan/world.geo.json/blob/master/countries.geo.json raw data: https://raw....
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Free GIS data that doesn't require attribution for printing on products

one good option is http://www.naturalearthdata.com/, which is public domain Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. http://www....
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Funding resources for GIS Open Data creation?

Check out Old Maps Online: https://www.oldmapsonline.org/. They have an interactive map of the world, which you can use to locate georeferenced historic maps. They have many more old maps that are ...
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Seeking historical traffic data matching OpenStreetMap dataset?

You are going to need to process the data yourself. This type of data isn’t collected against osm because there is no guarantee of consistency
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How do I download bicycle routes data from OpenCycleMap?

OpenCycleMap data are available as a layer on OpenStreetMap. In fact, The OpenCycleMap global cycling map is based on data from the OpenStreetMap project. The map is updated every few days with ...
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Cannot access to the OSM Boundaries website

Please have a look at this thread. As well as I understand, the maintainer will shutdown this domain. One shoud use https://wambachers-osm.website/boundaries/ instead.
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